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Hotel Im Wasserturm

Kaygasse 2, 50676 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be one of the most unique and beautiful hotels that I have stayed at. I was fortunate enough to stay on the tenth floor that had an amazing view. The service was also excellent and the mini bar was complimentary. I would not hesitate to stay at this hotel again.

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New York City, New York
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53 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is one of the first design hotel in Germany. It's very charming but also stylish. It's not big but has very special rooms, some small some really big. The very positive parts are; very stylish and romantic lobby, a friendly service, two very good restaurants, a romantic bar and some very different rooms. The improvements needs to be... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is MUST for anyone who wants something special! It's wonderfully quirky, (built as it is from an historic water tower) but with a standard of accommodation and service that puts many "so-called" 5-star hotels to shame. We stayed in the Junior Suite on 9th and 10th December to celebrate a milestone birthday and to take in the Cologne... More 

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Thank Steve C
HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear Steve C We really thank you for your great feedback in every respect. It is nice, that you took your time for reviewing our Hotel so in detail and that you share your experiences with other and us. Our highest objective each day is to meet and exceed the expectation of our guest with our services and we are... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Very unique hotel built inside a former water tower. Liked the downstairs living area and upstairs bedroom. Excellent restaurant + breakfast buffet with all the trimmings. Short walk to the subway and only a little further (20 minutes) walk to the shopping area "Schildergasse". All the comforts of home in a small, cozy and convenient locale--pure Gemuetlichkeit at its best.

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Thank LavaLegs
HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear LavaLegs Nice to read that you appreciate the individuality and uniqueness of the building as a result of the reconstruction of a water tower to a luxury hotel. We are happy that you like your room, which was designed by the famous French architect Andrée Putman, and which provides singularity and special atmosphere. As well that you enjoyed the... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Back after a while, we experienced very kind and professional service. The building is still as beautiful, people might say it is dark inside but hey - it is a former water tower and just impressive to have a hotel in there... I had the chance to stay in one of the renovated rooms and I really enjoyed it. They... More 

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HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear j75fr Thank you really much for your super feedback. Especially your opinion about our renovated rooms is important for us and we are glad that you like the reconstruction. It is nice to read that you benefit from the new bathrooms and that you appreciate the air condition, which can be adjust individually. As you have been here at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Don't listen to the negative comments. The hotel is fab. I was sent personal emails before I arrived regarding queries I had about location, distance from tran etc. arrived with warm welcome. Too was fab. Bathroom beautiful and all spotless. The reception is unusual with high ceilings and lots of books which add to the charm. Only negative is that... More 

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HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear NinaGinaTeesside nice to read your good feedback. Thank you really much for taking your time. We are happy that we could make your stay so special especially that you enjoyed the stay in your room as well as the warmness of our reception staff. We will forward these words with pleasure, as this is the best motivation to go... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We booked this trip early last year as a Wedding Anniversary trip in December. The Hotel seemed lovely upon arrival but it was all set to change. We booked a Junior Suite and got told this is what we had but it was small and dated with no Coffee/tea in the room. We challenged this at reception but were told... More 

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Thank Robin T
HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear Robin T Seemingly, we could not offer you an aggregable stay and we are sorrowful that we could not meet your expectations. Indeed, we allocated you to a wrong room category, which we really regret. Non-conformance like this is of course not acceptable as we are a five star hotel and such occurrences normally never happen. Thanks to your... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We stayed for just 1 night, but it was lovely. The interior is beautiful, service fantastic. Extra things like the free mini bar and cake and fruit all added something as did big fluffy bath robes and a lovely bathroom and amazing view.

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HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear chab186220 We are glad to read your nice feedback. Thank you really much. Your words let us know, that our services meet the expectations of our guest and that you had a good time in our Hotel. Really happy that you enjoyed the nice view of Cologne. We would be glad to welcome you again and wish you all... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I had high expectations for this hotel, as it had the reputation of being one of THE best 5 star hotels in Cologne. We were unfortunately disappointed on every level. The lobby area looks a bit like a prison counyer. We were told check-in is at 3pm and not 2pm as usual, so we had to wait until the room... More 

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HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear BISTravel1976 Seemingly, we could not meet your expectations, which we really regret. We appreciate your words regarding our staff and we will forward these gladly, as they are the best motivation for providing the best service standards every day. For this, we thank you for your feedback. Our entrance area, the unique and famous lobby, persuades with 11-meter high... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We are just about to check out of this beautiful hotel and would Def come again. It's a bit in the middle of nowhere but if we had been at the centre of the city we may not have seen as much as we have. The rooms were lovely, clean and comfortable. My only disappointment was that there was no... More 

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Thank Jackie O
HotelimWasserturm, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Im Wasserturm, responded to this review

Dear Jackie O Thank you for your good and important review. Our Hotel, which is round about 1,5 kilometers off the Cologne´s Cathedral, was reconstructed in 1990 from a Water Tower to a hotel and we are happy that you appreciate this uniqueness and that you had a good stay. As we ordered complete new and modern coffee-tea and cacao... More 

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